Late Night Linux – Episode 278


More bad news for Nintendo Switch emulators shows the risks of using Discord for open source communities, great news in the home automation world, further proof that crypto nonsense isn’t the answer to funding open source, why telling Windows users to switch to Linux is counterproductive, and yet more FOSS in space. With guest host popey from Linux Matters.



Discord is nuking Nintendo Switch emulator devs and their entire servers

Announcing the Open Home Foundation causes open source software spam problems, again

A thread about people who need to run Windows

Microsoft starts testing ads in the Windows 11 Start menu

How Japan’s space agency used dashboards in its race to the moon

NASA’s downed Ingenuity helicopter has a ‘last gift’ for humanity — but we’ll have to go to Mars to get it

NASA’s Dragonfly Rotorcraft Mission to Saturn’s Moon Titan Confirmed






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